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Sep 8, 2012 5:30am EDT
mall. renovations are underway from the lincoln memorial to the u.s. capitol. the capitol dome itself needs millions of dollars in repairs, but is there enough money? tom sherwood has more on that and a look at the progress so far. >> reporter: at the lincoln memorial, a $34 million, two-year restoration of the famous reflecting pool is nearly finished. what do you think when you look at it? >> takes my breath away. >> i'm very pleased with it. it is quite beautiful now. >> reporter: on the mall itself, millions of dollars in new grass, sidewalks, drainage and paths are going in. it's part of a major overhaul of the mall that should be completed and ready for the january 20th inaugural festivities but the iconic capitol dome is another story. it needs $61 million in repairs and it's not just a little leaky roof. how bad is it? >> 1300 cracks is very bad. so bad that the dome needs immediate attention. >> reporter: the leaks threaten the iron and stone structure, as well as priceless de detailing and art work. art work that draws millions of visitors every year. why isn't it fixed? dis
Sep 16, 2012 5:30am EDT
. >> reporter: american university student malorie kensy dropped her class because of her prof s profess professor's actions on the first day. >> she started breast-feeding in the middle of the lecture. >> reporter: adrienne pine shown on the american university website brought her baby to class and breast fed without covering up in front of 40 students. >> honestly, i think it would have been less of a big deal if she had given more forewarning. i think everybody kind of bowed their head in shock and awe. >> reporter: after the incident, professor pine wrote an article saying the infant had a fever and canceling class did not seem like an option. >> i understand the struggles of a single mom, but at the same time i don't think there's anyone in the class that would have been too upset if the class had been canceled that way. >> reporter: she was contacted by the student newspaper. she thought to herself, who cares. do university students need to be so moly-coddled? >> we would like to talk to her. >> reporter: we tried to talk to the professor at her house this evening. she refused. in
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